Together, we've said, “thank you,” nearly seven million times in six years. This year, we’re adding another way to thank our heroes and their families. Please join us by sharing your story.



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Applebee’s Franchisee Reunites Injured Veteran with Favorite Pastime

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Roderick Jordan of Pell City, Ala. served in the U.S. Army for seven years, including a year in Korea. While serving, Mr. Jordan suffered a leg injury that forced him to use a wheelchair. But – given the wheelchair’s inability to maneuver in wooded areas – Mr. Jordan could not pursue his favorite sport: Hunting. Read More

Thank You Movement


Thank You Movement
Sandy King:

Thank you for the services

Margaret victory:

Thank you to all service men and women for you service.

Dennis Axtell:

Thank you for remembering veterans, I have lost my family, and everything I have worked for. You are truly appreciated on this day by me. My parents, and brothers are also veterans.

Donovan Gackstetter:

Thank you for your appreciation. Thank you to all my fellow veterans, past and present.


Thank you for serving. Happy Veterans Day!

JImmie Brown:

Thank you for your support of the Armed Forces of the United States of America



Pat Landrum:

Thanks for your unselfish service for all of us to be free to speak, worship and move about freely. God bless you all no matter in war or on US soil or foreign soil.

Lindy Jay:

…because of you I am FREE. Thank you so much for your service to America the BEAUTIFUL!!!! BIG HUG!!!!

Edward J Hartry Navy Veteran:

To all our bramches of our services Thanks for your dedication to keeping our country safe. As a veteran I just want to say THANK YOU and GOD BLESS .

Anita and Bill:

To all of our vets who have served and who are presently serving our country – thank you and God bless you!

Melissa Moore:



Thank you for your willingness to serve and your sacrifices.

Yolanda Chott:

Thank you

Louis D. Thomassie:

Thank you for showiomng your way to thank all Vetrans.

Pamela Epps:

God Bless You and Thank You for your service!

Kristin K:

Volunteering on the streets of Charlotte to help the homeless, I’ve met many homeless veterans. We offer the homeless men, women, and sometimes children toiletries, clothing, snacks, bibles, etc. Sometimes in the line of 100 — 150 people in need who come by, there will be one that weighs extra hard on my heart. I make a point to talk with that person, hear their story and their needs. Joseph is a 76 year old Air Force veteran. He’s not homeless, but lives a very modest life, barely getting by on a small disability check. He has a studio apartment in a crime-ridden part of town. With the help of his cane, he walks to our offering the two Saturday’s a month we’re there. His feet are swollen from working a factory job and suffering from diabetes. When I asked him what he could most use, he said a pair of comfortable warm boots, size 11. He’s always so polite, letting the younger homeless people go first in the line. He sits on the brick wall and takes it all in, then comes to see what’s left that he needs. I think this man is so humble and deserving of a pair of boots for winter. Please help Joseph if you can. Our next trip to help the homeless will be Nov. 8th, then two Saturdays from that date. Thank you! As a fellow veteran, I send thanks and prayers to all who have served!

Tina Gooch:

Thank you for what you have done and what you are doing to keep us safe. God Bless You All

Barbara Combs:

Thanks to my boyfriend, John Strouth, for being a helicopter pilot in Vietnam.

Robert Williams Jr.:

I’d like to than all vets. for what they do for our country. My dad served in korea & vietnam he’s always ben my hero like all of you I never waist an opp to say thank to a vet. for all branches of service. Thank you all and GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!!

John Blackmore:

This country would not be what it is without us veterens God Bless us All

Dennis Kane:

Thank you all for all you have given!

Jerry Wolfe:

Never take our Freedom for granted! Because of the Veterans we are still free!!!


Great way to publically show support for our troops. Thank you Applebees.


Thanks to all of my comrades who has and those who are currently serving to help keep America safe and helping others abroad. Thank you to a very special group of people.

Charles Casackkar:

I am also a veteran. Disabled, and trying to move to a new duplex with no transportation. Are you able to help?

Jon Wailin:

I have always “liked” Applebee’s, but now that I’ve learned about their plans for 11/11, well let’s just say they just went to # 1 on my list of places to eat. I don’t have the words to say enough Thank Yous to the men and women who wear the uniform of this country. Applebee’s actions are putting my heartfelt thoughts into action.

Jerri Dixon:

Thank you to all that have served this ountry. Your service has not gone unnoticed. A Special thanks to my Dad, USArmy WWII. My husband, USNavy, Vietnam Nam, My daughter and son in law, USArmy… All veterans. But also thank you to My son, USNavy active duty and US Marine Corp active duty. Your not veterans yet but you will be someday and we all thank you for your service. We thank all of our troops past and present.

Alan Fitterer:

We citizens of the US of A appreciates all that you have done and continue to do for we Americans!

JoAnne Lewis:

It is such a wonderful feeling to be honored on Veteran’s Day. I sincerely thank your organization for thinking of us!!!

Keyser VFW:

God Bless our service Men and Women


Thank You

Timothy Wayman:

Thanks for your service

Pam Chambers:

Thanks for all that you do for our country. Keep safe and know that many are praying for you. Sincerely, Pam Chambers Lebanon OR

Bobby Ellis:

I wish to thank all of our Veterans and Active Duty Military.

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clyde pack:

Thank you for your service. God Bless all of you.

Flora (Chatham) Walker:

Could you manage to put some female veterans in your photo ads. Always male and females have severed our country. I am one of many WAC (Women Army Corps ) before every one serving now are consider as soldiers. Most Picture are men Veterans for older veterans, we have our husband aknowlegde but very remember women Women veterans and I also worked for VA hospital for 25 years.

Keith and Judy Rochelle:

To ALL the Veterans and active service men and women, THANK SO MUCH for what u do to keep our home safe and secure …. without you we would not have this precious country to be proud of and live in safely….AMEN

matthew berry:

Thank you Applebees. You guys do a great job.

Paszkiewicz Rudy:

thank you for your service !!!! Welcome Home Veterans !!! May God bless you all .


Thank you for your service and sacrifice. our country would not have the freedoms that we have if it wasn’t for all of you

Esther J Fulmer:

How can we begain to Thank You for all you have done to insure our Freedom. All the Sacrafices you have made.We can never Thank You enough. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES.

Irene Barros:

Thank you to all Veterans who have served our country, including my Dad and husband.

Donna Johnson:

Thank you for serving our country.


My husband served in the USAF for 27 years! I miss the military family life. Thank you to all serving.

Heather Weller:

Thanks so much for your service!!! I greatly appreciate it ax now that others do as well! please remember that you are not forgotten! As a young person, what you have done has inspired me. You were so very brave and courageous and I aspire to be like that! Thanks again!

Mary Lacey:

Thank you to all the Veterans

Joshua Lynn Cornwell:

I’m a Vietnam vet. age 63, with a service connected disablity.,African american ,single with 3 daughters, the oldest is no longer with us.Monique was born November 23,1968.As U know that was the beginning of Tet offensive children.I will love and miss her and all my past vets friends,family and love ones. .

Joshua Lynn Cornwell:

I’m a Vietnam vet. age 63, with a service connected disablity.,African american ,single with 3 daughters, the oldest is no longer with us.Monique was born November 23,1968.As U know that was the beginning of Tet offensive children.I will love and miss her and all my past vets friends,family and love ones. .